HAWAIIAN CHOCOLATE COVERED MACADAMIA NUTS

Macadamia Nuts: A Symbol of Hawaii Looking for gifts to bring home? Macadamia Nuts are almost a symbol of Hawaii. In fact, Hawaii grows almost 90% of the world’s macadamia nuts, which makes it almost mandatory for all visitors to bring some back as a highlight of their trip. Native to Australia, the first macadamia nut tree has been said to be planted on the Big Island in 1882. A tree finally made its way to Oahu in 1921, but did not start processing commercially until 1934, with international distributed starting 1976. Also